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P.J. Tucker
PPG RPG APG
7.7 6.4 1.5
Team: PhoenixHeight: 6-6 Born: 5/5/1985
Position: G-FWeight: 260 Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina
College: TexasDraft: 2nd Round 5th pick by Raptors (2006)


Latest News
Nov. 17 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST7:16 UAE (+1)04:1622:16 ET9:16 PM CT1:16 - Tucker returned with 16 points Wednesday.
Analysis: Tucker was suspended one game for violating team rules. He was listed as inactive for Monday night's 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics. Suns spokeswoman Julie Fie said Tucker "basically missed the plane" to Boston on Sunday.
Aug. 4 8:23 PM PT9:23 PM MT10:23 PM CT11:23 PM ET3:23 GMT11:23 8:23 PM MST10:23 PM EST7:23 UAE (+1)05:2323:23 ET10:23 PM CT2:23 - The NBA has suspended Tucker for three games following his guilty plea to ''super extreme'' driving while intoxicated. The suspension will be served at the beginning of the coming season.
Analysis: Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days' home detention following his plea last week. ''Super extreme'' DUI under Arizona law is for persons whose blood alcohol level exceeds .20 percent. Police say that just after his May 10 arrest in Scottsdale, Tucker had a blood alcohol level of .222.
July 29 12:13 PM PT1:13 PM MT2:13 PM CT3:13 PM ET19:13 GMT3:13 12:13 PM MST2:13 PM EST23:13 UAE21:1315:13 ET2:13 PM CT18:13 - Tucker was charged with 'extreme drunken driving' two months before he signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract - $12.7 million guaranteed - with the Suns.
Analysis: Scottsdale police say Tucker had a blood alcohol level of .222 percent nearly three times the legal limit of 0.08 for operating a vehicle in Arizona. Tucker's Mercedes Benz was pulled over by a Scottsdale police officer on May 10. The police report says Tucker's speech was slurred and eyes were bloodshot, and he nearly fell over during the sobriety test.
July 10 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST4:57 UAE (+1)02:5720:57 ET7:57 PM CT23:57 - Tucker has signed a three-year contract worth $16.5 million - with the third year only partially guaranteed - with Phoenix.
Analysis: Tucker started 81 games last season in his second year with the Suns, averaging career highs of 9.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.4 steals and 30.7 minutes.

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